the st. croix valley: September 11-October 3, 2021

Art at Every Bend in the River

Find information about the individual events that comprise Take Me to the River. After a year of postponed or online events, many of the partner events are returning to in-person events for 2021.

Art on the Kinni

SEPTEMBER 11 | RIVER FALLS, WI

RIVER VALLEY POTTERS fall tour

SEPTEMBER 17-19 | THREE LOCATIONS

ART AT THE ACREAGE

SEPTEMBER 18 | OSCEOLA, WI

FOUR ARTISTS AT TERRA INCOGNITA

SEPTEMBER 17-19 | STILLWATER, MN

25TH annual ART & ARTISTS CELEBRATION

SEPTEMBER 25 | FRANCONIA, MN

AFTON ART IN THE PARK

SEPTEMBER 25-26 | AFTON, MN

SEPTEMBER 25-26 | AFTON, MN

SPIRIT OF THE ST. CROIX ART FESTIVAL

SEPTEMBER 25-26 | HUDSON, WI

RIVERTOWN FALL ART FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 2-3 | STILLWATER, MN

ARTREACH ST. CROIX GALLERY EXHIBITION

AUGUST 26-OCTOBER 2 | STILLWATER, MN

TAKE ME TO THE RIVER 2021

Experience the intersection of art and nature in the st. croix Valley

Create a memorable day or an incredible weekend as you explore the valley’s many art festivals, open artist studios, natural resources and more.

FIND YOUR WAY

Ten Events filled with Amazing Art, Seven River Towns, One River Valley. Find them all on the Take Me to the River Map.

FOOD & LODGING

Whether you are looking for a gourmet dinner along the river or a quick bite to make a picnic, you will find just what you are looking for. Making if a long weekend, look no further than the historic inns and welcoming bed & breakfasts to your lodging needs.

THE ARTS

The art and music at the art fairs and open studios aren’t the only creative outlets in the St. Croix Valley. Retail art galleries, professional theatre groups and live music at various locations keep the arts going well into the evening in many river towns.

RETAIL & ATTRACTIONS

There is so much to do in the St. Croix Valley, it can be hard to know where to start. Take a fall colors cruise along the St. Croix National Scenic River Way. Pick up a book at an independent local bookstore. Or maybe learn the history of the birthplace of Minnesota on a trolley tour.

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